Our connected future: Smart building market & predictions

Increasing government initiatives, growing energy concerns, consumer demands, and various environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are driving the growth of the smart building market, which is expected to register a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of over 23% between the period of 2020 – 2025.

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eSIM has entered a new era. Here’s why.

The ability of eSIM technology to deliver advanced security, seamless and flexible connectivity, and full end-to-end digitalisation along with myriad other benefits such as greener supply chains has long promised to transform the connected ecosystem, says Claus Dietze, chair of the TCA Board.

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EchoStar Mobile launches pan-European, satellite-based LoRa IoT early adopter program

Dublin, Ireland – EchoStar Mobile Limited, an agile, innovative mobile satellite services provider owned by EchoStar Corporation, announced the launch of an early adopter program for pan-European satellite-based LoRa Internet of Things (IoT) service and a white paper about accessing the benefits of massive IoT.

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Accenture acquires Ergo to expand data & AI capabilities and accelerate data-led transformation on the cloud

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina –  Accenture has acquired Ergo, a data-centred business located in Argentina that helps companies create a culture of data-driven decision-making using big data, analytics and artificial intelligence (AI). Ergo’s team of 200 data specialists will join the Data & AI team within Accenture Cloud First. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

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Telefonica Tech and Grupo Alava join forces to offer a predictive maintenance solution for the industrial sector

Madrid Spain. 17 Jan 2022 – Telefonica Tech and Grupo Alava have signed a strategic agreement to jointly launch a predictive maintenance solution that will provide industrial companies with an advanced data platform with which to optimise their activity by being able to anticipate possible faults or defects in machinery through a predictive maintenance plan.

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IoT and embedded analytics combine to show effects of climate change in our gardens

As Earth’s climate continues to warm, a new pattern of more frequent and intense weather events continues to unfold around the world. This has led to longer periods of heat and drought, which in turn has an impact on the environment which is being felt everywhere, from rainforests to farmer’s fields and even our own

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European big data spending ‘to reach $50bn’ this year, as firms focus on analytics-enabled hyper-automation

European spending on big data and business analytics (BDA) solutions is forecast to reach $50 billion (€43.10 billion) this year, an increase of 7% over 2020, according to a new update to the Worldwide Big Data and Analytics Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC).

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What does the edge mean for IoT?

A lot has been written about the IoT revolution and how the technology has the capability to revolutionise industries, transform productivity and unlock new levels of insight. But for those intrigued by the possibilities and looking to dip their toe in the water, the potential myths of high price point, infrastructure and connectivity challenges, as

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Meet the technology that is building the smart cities of the future

Today’s smart cities are transforming the way we live, work and play. But, according to Matthew Margetts, director of sales and marketing at Smarter Technologies, far from being just a 21st-century gimmick, there are significant even life-changing advantages to the implementation of smart technology in cities around the world. 

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Why direct connection is the next phase of industrial IoT

The factory floor has certainly come a long way. Rather than traditional production lines that operate in silos, industry today uses cloud-connected devices to enable data collection and business insight on a massive scale. In the past, businesses have wondered how to build an IoT platform, it’s now easier than ever before, writes Carsten Rhod

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Yokogawa active in lunar industry vision council and jointly submits plans to Japanese government

Yokogawa Electric Corporation reports that, as a participant in the Lunar Industry Vision Council, it has worked with other members from government, academia, and industry. The objective is to formulate a vision for a lunar industry, prepare a number of recommendations, and jointly submit them for the consideration of Inoue Shinji, Japan’s minister of State

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The value of analogue measurement

Analogue measurement can define your upside. when you look at what you can achieve in a plant, you may be able to accomplish a lot with just simple digital sensors. You can tell when something switches state ( goes on and off), you know if things are running or not running, you can tell if

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Bairong Inc. launches Indra, a secure AI-powered multi-party computing platform

Bairong Inc., an independent AI-powered technology platform in China, has officially launched Indra, a groundbreaking secure multi-party computing platform that meets key privacy protection needs in the process of data development.

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Cannes aims to be world’s AI capital in February

Cannes intends to be the centre of attention for artificial intelligence (AI) at the World AI Cannes Festival. This is a new event organised jointly by Corp Agency (the organiser of the Big Data Paris & AI Paris, Quantum Business Europe and Voice Tech Paris shows), the Cannes Palais des Festivals et des Congres, the

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Making IoT data work for your business

There was a time you couldn’t escape the discussion around the Internet of Everything (IoE), which in itself felt symbolic of the journey we’d inevitably go on with the Internet of Things (IoT).

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New edge gateway launched by Rockwell Automation to accelerate IT/OT convergence

Rockwell Automation has introduced the first capability of its edge strategy with FactoryTalk Edge Gateway, to simplify and accelerate IT/OT (information/operations technology) convergence.

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